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UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 2, 2019

AL Wild Card: Yandy Diaz homers twice to power Tampa Bay past Oakland

Yandy Diaz slugged baseball’s lowest spender into a matchup with mighty Houston, Charlie Morton silenced the powerful Athletics on the mound, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat Oakland at its …


MLB Leading Off: A’s choose Sean Manaea, Rays start Charlie Morton in AL Wild Card game

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AL Wild Card preview: Low-budget Rays, Athletics meet in Oakland

The Oakland Athletics vowed to build on last season’s playoff return that ended in a lopsided wild-card loss at Yankee Stadium.


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 28, 2019

Athletics beat Mariners 1-0, will host AL wild-card game

The Seattle Mariners paid one more fitting tribute to Felix Hernandez before his impending departure following the 2019 season. Although it’s one he and Saturday night’s starter, Marco Gonzales, could …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 27, 2019

Athletics clinch wild card spot, tied with Rays after loss to Seattle Mariners

The Oakland Athletics wrapped up a playoff spot before the first pitch, then missed a chance to move closer to hosting next week’s AL wild-card game when closer Liam Hendriks …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 26, 2019

Felix Hernandez and his faithful fans share an emotional goodbye in Mariners’ 3-1 defeat against Athletics

On a night when it supposed to be about him, Felix Hernandez, of course, made it about them.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019

MLB capsules: Jurickson Profar powers Athletics’ 8-2 victory over Yankees

Jurickson Profar delivered two tiebreaking hits to atone for his role in the double-reversal of a double play, and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Yankees 8-2 Friday night.


MLB roundup: Marcus Semien helps A’s beat Royals 2-1

Marcus Semien provided just enough early offense and Mike Fiers and three Oakland relievers combined to shut down the Kansas City Royals in a 2-1 victory Tuesday night in Kansas …


Marcus Semien drives in seven runs and Oakland A’s roll over K.C. Royals

Marcus Semien homered, tripled and drove in a career-high seven runs as Oakland set season highs for runs and hits in a 19-4 rout of the Royals in Kansas City, …


MLB roundup: Athletics finish off sweep of Yankees

Tanner Roark has been in Oakland long enough already to understand this winning vibe. Roark is doing his part to keep the Athletics on a roll as the September stretch …


UPDATED: Sat., July 27, 2019

A’s sign 8-year-old for a day through Make-A-Wish Foundation

The Oakland Athletics have signed 8-year-old August Wold for a day to grant his dream through the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The boy pulled on his tiny green No. 19 A’s jersey, …


UPDATED: Sat., July 27, 2019

Royals trade Jake Diekman to A’s amid flurry of roster moves

The Kansas City Royals have traded left-handed reliever Jake Diekman to the Oakland Athletics for two minor league prospects. The deal came as part of a flurry of roster moves …


Texas scores quickly, often off Tommy Milone, beats Mariners 7-2

Tommy Milone’s first pitch of Tuesday night’s game was announced at 7:10 p.m. By 7:11 p.m., the scoreboard of T-Mobile Park had placed a “1” in the score column for …


UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019

Athletics hit 6 home runs to back Homer Bailey in 10-2 win over Mariners

Homer Bailey shook off a rocky start to go six innings in his Oakland debut, Mark Canha and Jurickson Profar both homered twice and the Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners …


Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 10-2 loss to the Oakland Athletics

Mark Canha and Jurickson Profar each hit two home runs and Homer Bailey pitched six solid innings in his Oakland debut as the host Athletics defeated the Mariners 10-2 Wednesday …


Matt Chapman homers, drives in five as A’s beat Mariners 9-2

All-Star Matt Chapman homered and had five RBIs, leading the Oakland Athletics past the Seattle Mariners 9-2 for their fifth straight win.


UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019

Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 9-2 loss to the Oakland Athletics

Mariners left-hander Marco Gonzales (10-8), who had beaten the A’s in all three of his previous starts against them this season, including on Opening Day in Japan, was shelled for …


Seattle Mariners fall to Oakland as A’s continue their home run surge

Matt Olson hit a home run for the second straight game to lead a five-run first inning and the Oakland Athletics powered past the Seattle Mariners 7-4 on Sunday.


UPDATED: Sun., July 7, 2019

Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 7-4 loss to the Oakland Athletics

Omar Narvaez went 4 for 4 with two home runs and four RBIs for the Mariners, who have lost eight of their past 10.


UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019

Marco Gonzales has strong outing, Daniel Vogelbach homers as Mariners subdue Oakland Athletics 6-3

On a day when two of the team’s best relievers were put on the injured list, the Mariners offense and left-handed starter Marco Gonzales made sure Seattle’s beleaguered bullpen got …


UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019

Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 6-3 victory against the Oakland Athletics

Marco Gonzales earned his 10th victory, the second successive season he’s done so before the All-Star break, as the Seattle Mariners defeated the visiting Oakland Athletics 6-3 Saturday night.


UPDATED: Fri., July 5, 2019

Athletics use late offensive surge to top Mariners 5-2

The A’s won for the sixth time in seven games thanks to a strong start by Brett Anderson and some key hits in the late innings.


Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 5-2 loss to the Oakland Athletics

Oakland’s Brett Anderson outdueled Mariners rookie Yusei Kikuchi on Friday night as the Athletics won 5-2 at T-Mobile Park.


UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019

A’s pitcher Frankie Montas suspended 80 games for drug violation

Oakland Athletics pitcher Frankie Montas has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. The 26-year-old right-hander is 9-2 with a 2.70 ERA …


UPDATED: Sun., June 16, 2019

Mike Leake pitches Mariners to victory, possibly enhancing trade value

With each solid start, Mike Leake moves closer to becoming the next Mariners veteran player to be traded in the 2019 season.


Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 6-3 victory against the Oakland Athletics

Kyle Seager’s two-run double with the bases loaded in the eighth inning sparked a four-run rally as the Seattle Mariners defeated the host Oakland Athletics 6-3 Sunday afternoon.


UPDATED: Sat., June 15, 2019

‘Opener’ experiment fails again as Athletics rout Mariners 11-2

The most recent loss came Saturday night when right-hander Gerson Bautista, who was “starting” for his second straight appearance, gave up three runs and never got out of the first …


Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 11-2 against the Oakland Athletics

For the fifth time this season, the Mariners used a reliever before their primary pitcher Saturday night at Oakland. And for the third time, the opener allowed three runs in …


UPDATED: Fri., June 14, 2019

Offense backs up sharp outing from Marco Gonzales as Mariners rout Athletics

Marco Gonzales delivered his best outing in recent weeks to limit the use of the bullpen while the Mariners’ offense provided more than enough run support in a 9-2 victory …


UPDATED: Fri., June 14, 2019

Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 9-2 victory against the Oakland Athletics

Marco Gonzales pitched seven strong innings as the Seattle Mariners defeated the host Oakland Athletics 9-2 Friday night.